Published On: Mon, Jun 19th, 2017

PM speaks to Chandrababu on Ramnath Konvind’s candidature

Andhra Pradesh Chief Minsiter N. Chandrababu Naidu has announced that the Telugu Desam Party would support Ramnath Kovind as NDA’s candidate for Presidential election.

Soon after finalising the candidature of Ramnath Kovind, Prime Minister Narendra Modi telephoned Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu seeking his support. He also asked Naidu to convince West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee to support Ramnath Kovind’s candidature. While announcing his party’s support, Naidu reportedly told the Prime Minister that he would contact Mamata Banerjee as soon as she returns from foreign tour.